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Sept. 23 — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Gala to Honor Terry Hickey Banks

Sept. 23 — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Gala to Honor Terry Hickey Banks

CARPINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria will host its largest annual fundraiser “An Evening in Bloom” on Saturday, September 23 from 5:30pm-10pm. This year’s gala will be held at Girls Inc.’s campus at 5315 Foothill Road in Carpinteria. The annual affair features a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres hour, red carpet photo reception, plated dinner,...
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May 13 — Premier Mariachi Ensemble to Headline Girls Inc. Carpinteria’s Mariachi Encuentro Fundraiser

May 13 — Premier Mariachi Ensemble to Headline Girls Inc. Carpinteria’s Mariachi Encuentro Fundraiser

CARPINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria will celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with its ninth annual Mariachi Encuentro event, an evening filled with authentic Mexican food, music, and culture on Saturday, May 13th at the Girls Inc. of Carpinteria campus, 5315 Foothill Road. Guests will enjoy dinner and live entertainment, featuring Los Angeles-based Mariachi Garibaldi...
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April 3 — Inspirational Women Take the Stage at Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Luncheon

April 3 — Inspirational Women Take the Stage at Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Luncheon

CARINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria will host its annual “Women of Inspiration” luncheon on Monday, April 3, welcoming Erica Ford, CEO and founder of LIFE Camp, Inc., who will serve as the keynote speaker. Ford’s motivation to make a change came from her upbringing in the high-crime neighborhood of Jamaica, Queens in the...
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Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Names New Board Members

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Names New Board Members

CARPINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria is proud to welcome Kevin Baird and Jaqueline Pawela-Crew to its board of directors. Kevin Baird CFP®, AIF®, AACEP brings more than 27 years of experience in the financial services industry to Girls Inc.’s board. As president and founder of Baird Wealth Strategy Group, Baird is devoted to...
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Guest commentary: Mentoring — Changing Lives, One Relationship at a Time

Guest commentary: Mentoring — Changing Lives, One Relationship at a Time

Take a moment to think about someone who has made a positive difference in your life. Who inspired you to do your best and dream big? For so many of us, having someone who supported our aspirations, gave guidance, and made us realize our value, just by sharing their time, had a profound effect....
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Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara Holds Open House on April 14

Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara Holds Open House on April 14

SANTA BARBARA — Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara is holding a Spring Open House on Thursday, April 14 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tour the Santa Barbara and Goleta Valley Centers and learn about 2016 programs and activities. For more than 60 years, Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara has provided thousands of girls...
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Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Announces “Women of Inspiration” Honorees

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Announces “Women of Inspiration” Honorees

CARPINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria is pleased to announce the 2016 honorees of its annual Women of Inspiration Awards: Natalie Orfalea, Co-Founder and Chair of the Orfalea Foundation; Geri Ann Carty, an active volunteer in the community; and Patsy Hicks, Director of Education at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. The community is...
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Girls Inc. Carpinteria Launches Literacy Initiative to Prepare Students for Academic Success

Girls Inc. Carpinteria Launches Literacy Initiative to Prepare Students for Academic Success

CARPINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria is kicking off the New Year with the implementation of a new after-school reading and literacy program at Carpinteria Unified School District school sites and on the Girls Inc. Carpinteria campus. The Literacy Initiative is designed to provide age-appropriate literacy programs for K-3rd grade girls to help them succeed,...
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Local news

Local news

CARPINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria, a nonprofit organization seeking to inspire girls to be strong, smart and bold, recently hosted its Eureka! College Road Trip, with a group of local eighth-grade students spending Spring Break exploring college campuses between Los Angeles and San Diego, the organization reported in a media release. Part of...
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Local news briefs

Local news briefs

CARPINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria has announced that Arianna Lopez, an 18-year-old senior and a long-time Girls Inc. of Carpinteria participant, has been selected as a 2015 scholarship winner in the competitive Girls Inc. National Scholar Program. She was awarded $20,000 to be applied toward going to college and earning a degree. Girls...
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